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Sago Palm

Publication year: 2018

ISBN: 978-981-10-5269-9

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This book addresses a wide variety of events and technologies concerning the sago palm, ranging from its botanical characteristics, culture and use to social conditions in the places where it is grown, in order to provide a record of research findings and to benefit society. It discusses various subjects, including the sago palm and related species; differentiation of species of starch-producing palm; habitat, morphological, physiological and growth characteristics; culture and management; productivity of carbon dioxide; starch extraction and manufacture; characteristics and utilization of starch; and cultural anthropological and folkloristic aspects.

Subject: Open Access, Under-utilized food resource, Metroxylon sagu, Starch production, Sago palm forest, Sago sugar